Studying Peace & Justice at Regis
As a Peace and Justice Studies (PJS) student you will explore complex social and political issues through a dynamic, multidisciplinary perspective. That means that you will examine difficult problems such as warfare, modern slavery, genocide, immigration or climate change through the lens of sociology, philosophy, history and/or a peace and justice studies. As a PJ minor, you will learn conflict resolution skills, the history and the practice of nonviolence, social change theory and community organizing techniques. Most importantly, as a PJ major you will learn how to apply academic and practical knowledge to work toward the resolution of those problems.
Peace and Justice Studies
The minor in PJ introduces students to a rigorous academic course of study coupled with practical, real-world experience. Through internships, service learning and possibly study abroad, students will enjoy multiple ways to connect with the Denver community and the world at large.
Community-based and service learning experiences are woven into the degree program. PJ students can expect to apply their academic work to community-based settings.The service and community-based experiences may include opportunities to explore advocacy, community organizing and community research activities.
The PJ Minor Requirements include 15 semester hours:
- PJ200 Peace and Justice in Theory and Practice(3)
- PJ400 Foundations of Peace and Justice (3)
- PJ496 Peace and Justice Studies Project (3)
- Two PJ upper division elective course (6)